DB Schenker Rail UK teams up with PD Ports for new intermodal service

DB Schenker Rail UK and PD Ports, a UK port operator, have announced plans to launch a daily UK intermodal service from the PD Ports owned Teesport in Middlesbrough to Mossend and Grangemouth. The onward leg to Grangemouth from Mossend has been enabled through close collaboration Malcolm group, a UK-based logistics company. The service will transport containerised traffic.

Les Morris, Head of Sales at DB Schenker Rail UK said, “We are delighted to be working with PD Ports on this innovative and dynamic offering to the Intermodal market. We have worked closely with PD Ports to bring this service to fruition, which will transport goods directly from Teesport to Scotland. This is an excellent example of how logistics companies can come together to provide bespoke solutions for our customers.”

Geoff Lippitt, PD Ports’ Business Development Director said, “This new service operated by DB Schenker Rail UK will allow us to further develop Teesport’s connections with Scotland and enhance the Port’s transport infrastructure network to the benefit of shipping lines and intermodal customers. It will also provide daily links to European ro-ro and load on- load off services.”